IAM Yearbook: Building IP value in the 21st century 2020

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A guide to IP strategy and monetisation, and the global legal framework within which they occur.

Regional focus

Chinese customs protection strategy – route to efficient and cost-saving relief

Chang Tsi & Partners

Monetisation and strategy

Generating value from patent assets through monetisation

Adapt IP Ventures LLC

International

Formulating or evaluating a FRAND offer for LTE

Berkeley Research Group LLC

Utility models and industrial designs – IP rights worth considering

Brion Raffoul

Seven steps for securing trade secret value in IP deals

McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd

AI inventions and sufficiency of disclosure – when enough is enough

NLO

Lean invention harvesting in emerging technologies

PATENTSHIP Patentanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Effective use of the Patent Cooperation Treaty

ROMINVENT SA

Prepare for litigation and avoid it where possible

SpencePC

Trends in PTAB motions – viable new options for patent owners

Womble Bond Dickinson LLP

Europe

Protection of inventions in AI and digitalisation

Maiwald Patentanwalts- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Clinical trials and personalised medicines – life sciences patentability issues in Europe

Weickmann & Weickmann Patent und Rechtsanwälte PartmbB

Latest EU trademark developments – levelling the playing field

Zaborski, Morysiński Adwokacka sp p

Country by country

China establishes framework for advanced IP regime

AWA Asia

IP enforcement in Germany: significant decisions, campaigns and statutes

Krieger Mes & Graf v der Groeben

Patent infringement defences – India’s Bolar story so far

Remfry & Sagar

IP innovation on the horizon

Henry Goh & Co Sdn Bhd

Delays in patent granting and NAFTA regulation

Basham, Ringe y Correa SC

Plant breeders’ rights in the Western Balkans prove fruitful

Popović, Popović & Partners

Patent enforcement at the borders

Deris Attorney-at-Law Partnership

Licensing SEPs after FTC v Qualcomm

Perkins Coie LLP